Human remains from South Africa indicate first humans diverged up to 350,000 years ago.
By denying evolution, creationists raise important questions that scientists can then provide answers to.
The skull belongs to a newly-identified species and comes from a period in evolutionary history where few fossils have been discovered.
Fossil evidence forces major rethink of how and when humans arrived in Southeast Asia.
Map is in line with measurements predicted by the Standard Model—currently our best explanation for the universe.
Male bottlenose dolphins have been seen mounting one another and touching genitals.
Long-standing debate of why women become infertile many years before death edges ever closer to being solved.
Pence caught "space fever" as a kid. Now he's set to chair the National Space Council.
The discovery is the result of a four-year research project
The ancient hatchling will shed light on the evolution of the toothed birds that lived alongside the dinosaurs.
Nucleotides form the building blocks of life—but where they came from has been a longstanding mystery.
Scientists argue that religious people are unable to rise above their instincts, explaining the negative association with intelligence.
The findings could potentially shed light on the behavior of other animals where female aggression is high.
The discovery of more remains in a hard-to-reach cave raises more questions than it answers about Homo naledi and humans.
Microbial life was inhabiting the land up to 580 million years earlier than previously thought, and originated in an ancient hot spring.
The discovery of ancient human remains in an important cave site in South Africa raises major questions about the evolution of our direct ancestors, Homo sapiens.
According to a new theory, our early ancestors lived in a polygamous society where male-male competition was fierce.
Western spotted skunks do handstands to make themselves appear more threatening.